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2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup honey

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


2 cups powdered sugar

3 to 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, brown sugar and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add honey and egg; continue beating until well mixed, scraping bowl if necessary. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges start to brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired spreading consistency in bowl; mix until smooth. Spread frosting over cooled cookies.

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Tip #1

Honey keeps these cookies soft and chewy, making them ideal for the cookie jar.

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